Tabloid columnist, driver wounded in Batangas shooting

August 11, 2017 - 7:40 AM

BATANGAS CITY, Philippines A tabloid columnist and his driver were shot and wounded by a still unidentified gunman in Batangas City Wednesday evening.

Batangas police director Senior Superintendent Randy Peralta said Crisenciano “Cris” Ibon, columnist of Police Files, and Gerry Ebreo were watching television in Barangay Kumintang when they were attacked.

A bullet entered the right side of Ibon’s back, exiting through the left side of his chest.

Ebreo was hit in the spine.